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Wekiva Island

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A private establishment for river access, boat rental or parties

More of a party atmosphere and usually crowded requiring you to arrive before 10am just to get in... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
seaseanc
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All Saints, Antigua
Cabana Paradise

It was perfect at the height of summer and spring break to have a private cabana to ourselves. We... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Rebecca B
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Wekiva Island is an environmentally friendly destination located in Longwood, Florida along the beautiful Wekiva River offering canoe, kayak, and paddleboard rentals, a boat launch, a bar serving beer and wine, a food truck, and river cabana rentals...more
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1014 Miami Springs Dr, Longwood, FL 32779-2214
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

More of a party atmosphere and usually crowded requiring you to arrive before 10am just to get in. Good access to the Wekiva River with boat rentals. Unknown if there is a pickup service downstream. $10 to launch your own boat. Motor restricted to 25hp...More

Thank seaseanc
WekivaIsland, Manager at Wekiva Island, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting with us! It sounds like you had a great time. We hope to see you back again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was perfect at the height of summer and spring break to have a private cabana to ourselves. We loved the privacy it gave us to really enjoy each other. We grilled, swam, and kayaked, right up until it stormed. We tried to wait it...More

Thank Rebecca B
WekivaIsland, Manager at Wekiva Island, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We hope you were able to make the most of your visit, despite weather conditions! Thank you for spending the day with us. We hope to see you back soon; hopefully during the sunny season!

Reviewed August 14, 2018

Wekiva Island is a tropical paradise of fun and adventure nestled just below the Wekiva State Park. This place is truly a hidden jewel of Central Florida. Wekiva Island offers all the ammenities of a destination resort including an awesome bar stocked with craft beers...More

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WekivaIsland, Manager at Wekiva Island, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2018

Wow! Thank you so much for this kind review! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed our amenities and had a great experience of natural Florida. We can't wait for you to visit us again, Paul!

Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

As a 5th generation Floridian, I have been to all the springs. This is among the best. Convenience of conoe rentals, cabanas, grills, bar. Since remodeling, it's amazing. Go early because it is popular. Great place to spend the day. Rent the cabana for more...More

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WekivaIsland, Manager at Wekiva Island, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2018

Thank you for sharing your experience! What amazing compliments! We are so happy you had a great time with our amenities. We hope to see you back soon, Dave.

Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

Wekiva Island for Mother's Day was a huge success. Right on the river, place for little ones to play in the sand, cook space and table available as well as waitress service to the bar, restrooms, and rental kayaks, who could ask for more? Son-in-law...More

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WekivaIsland, Manager at Wekiva Island, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2018

Thank you for bringing your family for mothers day, Kathy! We are so happy you stopped by. Visit us again soon!

Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful time with our dog here! Pet friendly, right on the water, food and drink along with awesome people. You can even rent canoes!

Thank Connie L
WekivaIsland, Manager at Wekiva Island, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2018

Thanks for sharing your experience! We are excited you had a great time. Come visit again soon!

Reviewed July 9, 2018

This is such an amazing place. Cool water flowing from Wekiva Springs, a bar, food, kayak and canoe rentals. Very courteous and friendly employees. And only cost $1 per person to enter! We rented a double kayak and paddled upstream to the spring head. Once...More

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WekivaIsland, Manager at Wekiva Island, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2018

It's a great way to get away from the hustle and bustle of Orlando. We are so happy you enjoyed the beautiful Floridian environment! We can't wait to see you back!

Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Awesome beers on tap!! Great Staff and beautiful surroundings ! Cari is the best! Enjoyed our time there !

Thank Mike K
WekivaIsland, Manager at Wekiva Island, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2018

Thank you for coming! We are delighted you enjoyed the nature and beer. We can't wait to see you back!

Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

Lovely and relaxing,well worth a visit. Off the beaten track, no holiday makers just local people. Very friendly. You can swim in the river, go kayaking, bring your own food and buy drinks from the bar, which also has a shop. BBQ area, cool box...More

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WekivaIsland, Manager at Wekiva Island, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2018

We are so happy to hear you will be back! Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. See you soon, Sue!

Reviewed June 16, 2018

We rented a cabana on a Friday and had a blast...the bar staff was attentive and polite even when we had to wait a few minutes during the busy evening rush. The accommodations were comfy and homey and the environment was delightful right on the...More

Thank Joanne L
WekivaIsland, Manager at Wekiva Island, responded to this reviewResponded June 18, 2018

Thank you so much for reviewing us! It sounds like you and your family had a wonderful time with us. Please stop back by again soon!

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Lori F
July 20, 2018|
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Response from Pat H | Reviewed this property |
Sorry it took so long to answer. This business is down the river form the park. You can park here and kayak up the river tot he spring. Pat
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Ariell V
May 25, 2018|
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Response from Pat H | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry I jsut checked my account. It is best to go real earlyw hen they open and rent a kayak/canoe and go up the river tot he spring. great place been back several times
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Kanona C
July 23, 2017|
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Response from Tracy A |
Canoe rentals are $30 before noon; $25 after noon.
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